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Grant to a North Dakota Nonprofit, School, or Agency in Eligible
Locations for Projects to Support Community Needs

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North Dakota Community Foundation (NDCF) - Grafton Community Foundation

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Grant of up to $50,000 to a North Dakota nonprofit organization, school, or government agency in eligible locations for projects to support community needs. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent prior to a full proposal. Funding is intended for projects including, but not limited to arts and culture, recreation, social and health services, education, preservation, and emergency services. Grant funds may be used to start a new project or program or enhance or maintain an existing program. Applicants must be located in and provide services for citizens of Grafton, St. Thomas, and the immediate surrounding area.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 194223

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $50,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants must be 501(c)3 nonprofits or organizations that are exempt from filing for a 501(c)3 status. This includes units of government and school corporations. Only one application will be accepted per qualified organization per year.

The Grafton Community Foundation DOES NOT accept requests for:
- Individuals
- Previously incurred debt
- Political campaigns
- Efforts to influence legislation of any governmental body
- General operating expenses

Pre-Application Information:

Application Process and Timeline:
Interested applicants are asked to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) by the prescribed deadline. The Advisory Committee will review all LOIs relative to applicability to funding parameters, alignment with funding criteria, quality and project merits. A select number of applicants will be chosen to submit a full proposal and may be asked to participate in a brief presentation/interview with the Advisory Committee.

- March 1: Letters of Intent Due
- April 1: Advisory Committee to invite proposals from select applicants
- May 1: Full Proposals Due
- June 1: (On or around this date) Finalist interviews with Advisory Committee
- June 15: (On or around this date) Public Announcement of grant recipient

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

Russell Carignan
910 Hill Avenue
Grafton, ND 58237

Send an Email to Russell at or contact Amy Stromsodt, NDCF Development Director at 701-741-3193.

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USA: North Dakota: Grafton, St. Thomas, and the immediate surrounding area

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